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Guest: Author Sandy James

Today I’d like to welcome author Sandy James, with whom I have become Facebook Friends through mutual friends. Glad to finally have you here, Sandy! Thanks so much for having me!! Sandy is a prolific, award-winning writer of romances. She … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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Workin’ Hard for the Money

This week we’re discussing the ways we earned money while we were young, and Donna Summer’s 1983 hit came to mind. My father was an accountant, and later on he managed a credit union, so the value of money was … Continue reading

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It’s Groundhog Day!

This week’s assignment is to write about special things that have happened around Groundhog Day.  Since I spent twenty-eight years teaching elementary school students, I’ve probably spent more time dwelling on this pseudo holiday than people in other professions. A … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Huh?  What?  It’s Monday?  (Leaps out of bed, rubbing eyes, mumbles incoherently)  For blasted sakes, why didn’t that alarm go off?  Stupid tryptopan coma. Okay, I admit.  I knew it was Monday, but I forgot about the Monday blog.  Throw … Continue reading

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